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Drawing & Painting Classes Chicago

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Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting in Chicago with classes that cover everything from figure drawing to watercolor techniques. Gain the skills and confidence to create stunning artwork in various mediums.

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Mixed Media Art

Discovery Center @ 4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

Unleash your creativity and explore a world of endless artistic possibilities as you learn to create captivating compositions using a diverse range of materials and techniques. Let your imagination soar in this dynamic art course that focuses on conceptual practice and personal process.

(283) All levels 16 and older
$110

4 sessions

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Intro to Painting I & II

Discovery Center @ 4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

Unleash your creativity and master the art of painting with this immersive course at Discovery Center. Explore various painting techniques, experiment with water-based paints, and create captivating abstract and representational artworks. Join us to unlock your artistic potential and express yourself through the power of colors.

(283) Beginner 16 and older
$110

4 sessions

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Shooting + Spinning Painting Experience (2-4 People)

Shot of Art Chicago @ 1700 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL

Unleash your inner artist and create stunning abstract works of art using airsoft guns and paint-filled balloons in this unique and immersive creative experience. Get ready to shoot and spin your way to a masterpiece with the experts at Shot of Art Chi.

All levels 18 and older
$115.09
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Drawing Fundamentals

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity and enhance your artistic skills with a comprehensive course that covers the essential techniques and principles of drawing. Dive into the world of lines, shapes, shading, and perspective to bring your imagination to life on paper. Elevate your artistic abilities and explore the fundamental aspects of creating captivating drawings.

(83) All levels 18 and older
$520

12 sessions

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The Night Watch: Painting with Oils

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Master the art of oil painting under the guidance of skilled instructors. Dive into the world of expressive brushstrokes and rich colors to create captivating artworks.

(83) All levels 16 and older
$520

12 sessions

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Evening Drawing & Painting Studio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity alongside fellow artists in a supportive environment. Explore various mediums while refining your techniques and honing your artistic voice. From concept to execution, immerse yourself in a world of composition, value, and color, and watch your creations flourish.

(83) All levels 18 and older
$520

12 sessions

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Going Abstract

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Dive into the principles of abstraction and discover innovative techniques to create captivating and thought-provoking artworks. Elevate your artistic skills and bring a fresh perspective to your creations.

(83) All levels 16 and older
$520

12 sessions

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The Artist Studio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity and explore your artistic skills under the guidance of experienced instructors. Join a vibrant community of artists and immerse yourself in a supportive and inspiring environment.

(83) All levels 16 and older
$520

12 sessions

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Spinning Paint Experience (2-4 People)

Shot of Art Chicago @ 1700 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL

Unleash your creativity with a unique abstract painting technique that combines splashes and drips for a mesmerizing masterpiece. Join us for a one-of-a-kind art experience that will leave you spinning with excitement.

All levels 3 and older
$98.81
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+988 pts
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ART for Tots/Preschoolers (Ages 2-5)

The Paintbrush @ 2446 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

Introduce your little ones to the world of art through hands-on lessons at The Paintbrush. Join us for a creative adventure where toddlers and preschoolers can explore various artistic techniques like drawing, painting, and collaging. Don't miss out on the fun in our art-themed playroom!

(4) All levels 2 - 5 years old
$71.42

2 sessions

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Anatomy and Drawing the Figure in Three Color Chalk

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Learn the art of depicting the human form convincingly in portraiture and figurative paintings at the Evanston Art Center. This course will teach you anatomical subtleties and how to interpret them from life using charcoal, red, and white chalk. Explore the function and form of bones, muscles, and tendons to enhance your artistic skills.

(83) Intermediate 16 and older
$585

12 sessions

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Methods of Successful Drawing

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Discover the secrets of successful drawing as you learn various techniques and materials at the prestigious Evanston Art Center. Unleash your creativity and develop essential skills in composition, value patterns, and still-life drawing using charcoal, graphite, and micro pens.

(83) All levels 18 and older
$240

5 sessions

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+2400 pts
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Chiaroscuro Techniques in Charcoal

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash the dramatic allure of light and shadow in your artwork! Explore the captivating world of Chiaroscuro techniques using charcoal, delving into centuries-old methods that infuse emotion and dynamism into your compositions. From still life to figure drawing, experience the evolution of darkness firsthand, culminating in a candlelit finale reminiscent of Carravaggio's mastery. Perfect for artists seeking to elevate their craft with vivacious intensity.

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
$295

6 sessions

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Painting Studio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity and explore the world of color and expression in a dynamic and supportive environment. Dive into an immersive artistic experience where you can hone your painting skills and develop your unique style under the guidance of experienced instructors. Join a vibrant community of artists and discover the joy of bringing your imagination to life on canvas.

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
$435

10 sessions

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+4350 pts
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High School: College Portfolio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Explore artistic techniques and concepts to create a compelling body of work that reflects your unique artistic voice. Elevate your portfolio with guidance from experienced instructors in a supportive and inspiring environment.

(83) All levels 14 - 18 years old
$370

5 sessions

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Drawing and Painting The Nude: The Long Pose

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity as you delve into the art of capturing the human form through drawing and painting. Explore the nuances of the long pose and develop your artistic skills under the guidance of experienced instructors. Immerse yourself in a transformative artistic journey at a renowned art institution.

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
$445

9 sessions

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Pen & Ink & Plein Air

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature with Pen & Ink Plein Air. Explore outdoor settings, capturing landscapes and architectural details with micron pens, brush pens, and more. Let your creativity flourish as you sketch and paint en plein air, transforming scenes into stunning works of art.

(83) Intermediate 16 and older
$240

5 sessions

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+2400 pts
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Abstract Painting Studio

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity in our Abstract Painting Studio, where you'll delve into the world of abstraction and personal expression. Work in series to evolve your style while learning methods to enrich your paintings with newfound skills. Gain confidence and coherence in your artwork, developing an exciting body of work guided by professional expertise.

(83) Intermediate 18 and older
$240

5 sessions

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Outdoor Sketching and Perspective

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity and hone your drawing skills in the great outdoors with an immersive observational drawing class. Join us in and around Evanston as we explore the urban landscape, mastering the elements of linear perspective, observational drawing, and color.

(83) All levels 16 and older
$190

6 sessions

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+1900 pts
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Introduction to Observational Drawing

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Dive into the essentials of observational drawing with our comprehensive course. From basic geometric forms to intricate subjects, master a range of techniques using graphite, conte crayon, and ink. Receive expert guidance through weekly demonstrations and critiques, ensuring each student enhances their ability to create realistic yet artistic drawings.

(83) Beginner 18 and older
$350

12 sessions

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+3500 pts
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Reviews for Drawing & Painting Classes in Chicago

Drawing & Painting Classes in Chicago are rated 4.3 stars based on 370 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Intro to Painting I & II

    Anonymous review on 9/14/2022
    The teacher was excellent. She made the class fun. Nobody felt intimidated. She was very knowledgeable and terrific with instruction.
  • Intro to Painting I & II

    Reviewed by Karen R. on 3/6/2020
    I enjoyed the class very much and felt the instructor showed an interest in each participant. She also covered a wide range of media in the session. And, she is very entertaining.
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